Freeview Play Accessible TV Guide
(24 November 2020 12:00 am)
Freeview’s Accessible TV Guide is now available on channel 555 of internet-connected Freeview Play devices.
It is designed to make it simpler for viewers with accessibility needs, such as visual impairments or hearing loss, to discover and find content more easily.
To use the new Accessibility TV Guide you will need to go to Channel 555 on your Freeview Play connected device, you may have to make sure that your TV is retuned and fully up to date with current channel listings and is connected to the internet.
On your first visit to Channel 555 you will be prompted to set up the guide based on your preferences, these will then be saved for the future.
- Use text-to-speech for onscreen navigation: From here you can set your preferred voice, volume and text speed settings.
- Show only programmes with audio description: Allows you to choose only programmes with audio description.
- Show only programmes with subtitles: Allows you to choose only programmes with subtitles.
- Show only programmes with sign language: Allows you to choose only programmes with sign language.
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